Where you shop, where you live

When my wife and I were deciding where to live in Concord, we had two main criteria – we wanted to be near the schools and within walking distance to downtown. The school part of the equation was simple preservation. We didn’t want to shuffle our kids back and forth...
After the storm, new paths emerge

After the storm, new paths emerge

This photo may stand as a stark reminder of the looming cold, and the potential economic challenge ahead for  Concord, its downtown and many of the small economic hubs that dot New Hampshire’s landscape. But these streets will once again fill with dog walkers, outdoor...
Full Moon

Full Moon

A full moon,this hallowed eve night, sleep is elusive,not a soul in sight. This year is very different,life is not like it used to be, not just the silent streets,but many other things you see. The world, it is changing,thoughts once common now gone, perhaps a...
Steady path toward change

Steady path toward change

Concord’s history of charitable and philanthropic organizations can be traced to the colonial period. By the beginning of the twentieth century, causes ranged from creating parks and libraries to ensuring that the intellectual, physical and artistic needs of the city...
Once idyllic, now divided

Once idyllic, now divided

How the small town of Grafton became a Libertarian strongholdThe ultimate goal of the Free Towners is described in Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged, in which a hidden valley of industrialists form Galt’s Gulch, a rogue society ruled by a pure free market. Their...